Mzansi s 10 great­est goalies and coaches of all time

Sunday World - - Sport - Re­ports by MAZOLA MOLEFE

Peta Bala c He joined Chiefs in the fa­mous 1981 quadru­ple win­ning sea­son and helped them to clinch 13 tro­phies in five years.

His record of 21 con­sec­u­tive clean sheets was con­sid­ered un­of­fi­cial be­cause South Africa was not ad­mit­ted to Fifa un­til 1992.

Pat­son Banda A stal­wart for Bucs in goal. He never wore gloves dur­ing his play­ing days. Joseph Setl­hodi Banks” em­bod­ied the term sweeper keeper”. He was able to play any­where on the field and reg­u­larly took penal­ties for Chiefs.

Mark An­der­son One of the best shot-stop­pers. He was between the sticks when Bafana played their first match in 1992.

Gary Bai­ley Made Eng­land’s 1986 World Cup squad and played for Wits Univer­sity and Chiefs.

Steve Crow­ley Took too long be­fore re­tir­ing. But that didn’t harm his rep­u­ta­tion.

Deshi Bak­tawer Had a short but suc­cess­ful stint with Pi­rates. He re­ally caught ev­ery­one’s at­ten­tion at Ar­ca­dia Shep­herds.

An­dre Arendse He won five league ti­tles with five clubs and came out of re­tire­ment last sea­son look­ing like he had never hung up his gloves.

John Tlale The Bafana and Sun­downs keeper was com­fort­able on his line and re­lied on agility, which came in handy when mak­ing saves.

Moses Khanyeza One of the great­est keep­ers the coun­try has ever had. Pity he never played abroad, be­cause he would have been our best ex­port.

Joe Frick­le­ton Al­though not in the dugout when Pi­rates clinched the 1995 African Cham­pi­ons League, he gets credit for do­ing the leg­work.

Jeff But­ler He ar­rived from Zam­bia in 1988 a no­body, but Amakhosi were league cham­pi­ons a year later.

Gordon Ige­sund His two years as Bafana coach have dented his rep­u­ta­tion, but the four pre­mier league ti­tles with Man­ning Rangers, Pi­rates, San­tos and Sun­downs stand him in good stead.

Clive Barker It’s not his flaw­less record at club level that gets him on this list, but his con­sis­tency as a coach, in­clud­ing his 1996 Africa Cup of Na­tions tri­umph with Bafana.

Ted Du­mitru The last time Chiefs called on the Ro­ma­nian, the club won back-to-back PSL tro­phies in 2004 and 2005.

Gavin Hunt He won the Pre­mier League with Su­pers­port United in 2008, 2009 and 2010.

Ruud Krol A tre­ble win­ner with Pi­rates in 2011.

Stan­ley Screamer Tsha­bal­ala He was in­cluded in Foot­ball Arena’s 50 most in­flu­en­tial peo­ple in South African foot­ball.

Roy Matthews Best re­mem­bered for win­ning the league cham­pi­onship in 1987 with Jomo Cos­mos. Matthews dis­cov­ered bud­ding tal­ent, among them Pitso Mosi­mane.

Ed­die Lewis From sell­ing in­sur­ance to coach­ing two of Soweto s gi­ants in Chiefs and Swal­lows, Lewis emerged with more than his share of re­spect.

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